I cried reading this. There was a poignancy to the story I wasn't expecting, and a sisterhood of friends that I loved and envied.
Spring is in the air, and floral/woodsy covers are coming our way! The floral and woodsy book cover trend is still going strong, and these covers are as beautiful as ever.
Ahlan wa sahlan! Thank you for joining in with us in the Year of the Middle Eastern Reading Challenge (YMERC). As promised, I will begin each month with: A book or two by a Middle Eastern authorA graphic novel by a Middle Eastern author and/or Middle Eastern illustratorA new Arabic song to listen to throughout … Continue reading #YMERC2020 April Part 1
So far the books have been good or great, and I haven't regretted reading them and haven't DNFed any.
It's been a good first quarter 2020 in terms of getting through PopSugar reading challenge books, and a few others books I wanted to read this year. Of course, there's never enough time, and I will always have more books on my TBR list than on my "read" list. Read select book reviews here: Twenties … Continue reading 2020 Quarterly Wrapup
The book is more character study than anything else, and though I don't always enjoys those sorts of books, I did this one. READ IF YOU… Enjoy character-driven booksLike South American settingsEnjoy coming-of-age storiesAre in the mood for a spy story, with more story than spy Title: Who is Vera Kelly? | Author: Rosalie Knecht | Rating: 3/5 New York City, … Continue reading Coming-of-age Spy Story: Who is Vera Kelly?
"We’re all living in one big cage...The cage is open, but nobody leaves…We all have to leave the cage together."
Make your setting a character.
Six high school students, some of them friends, some former friends, are locked in a hotel dinner hall with a syringe, a bomb, and one hour to escape. But to escape, they have to kill one of them, or they all die.
I've read other books by Darcy Coates and enjoyed them, but Voices in the Snow was disappointing. I expected more dystopian, more apocalypse, and less overdone wendigos and zombies.